#Covid19kindess Shout out to Feed Howard County for continuing to Support The Arc of Howard County! Last night, 100 delicious meals were delivered from ZenGarden (10039 Baltimore National Pike in Ellicott City) to our staff and the people we serve! Thank you Feed Howard County for remembering our essential health care workers and people with disabilities in Howard County during this continuing crisis!
Thank you to our volunteer drivers Sue Bullock, Donna Mitchell Hennessy, Anita Dempsey, Khyle and Dee Dee! You all Rock!
Today’s Act of #COVID19Kindness shout out goes to the Maryland Department of Health – Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) for providing funding to purchase several Fire HD Tablets for people supported by The Arc of Howard County! The Fire HD Tablets are not only fun to use, but are also so important for communication and connection during #COVID19 and always. Thank you, DDA!
Thanks to the generosity of the community and local businesses, The Arc of Howard County has received face masks of all types…from KN95 masks to medical-grade masks to homemade masks and even ones made in-house by our nursing staff. But, the need for face masks and PPE continues to be great.
Thank you also to the United Way of Central Maryland for their donation of 100 KN95 masks! We appreciate everyone’s continued support! Special Shout Out to Beth Littrell, Director, Community Engagement and Volunteerism at United Way for making this happen!
Another Act of #COVID19Kindness shout out goes out to the kind folks from the Maryland Communities Unite A-S-A-P Facebook Group. Thank you for donating Face Shields for our staff as we continue to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in their homes during the Covid-19 pandemic!
BIG Thank You to Integral Components, LLC! Mary Cosden Keiser heard that our Direct Support Professionals were in need of Personal Protective Equipment and Integral Components donated 100 Face Shields to The Arc of Howard County! People are good! Want to donate to purchase masks, gloves, face shields, gowns, and PPE?
Today’s Act of #COVID19Kindness shout out goes to Anne Fairbairn of AARP Foundation Tax-Aide for generously donating tax preparation services to several people supported by The Arc of Howard County! Thank you Anne and AARP Foundation Tax-Aide for supporting The Arc of Howard County! Have a fabulous weekend!
Act of #Covid19Kindness….Huge shout out to Phil Swanson and Ryan Swanson of Canada Dry Potomac Corp! The big Green Canada Dry truck came to The Arc of Howard County and unloaded a whole palette of donated bottled water — 54 Cases of Essentia Water! Our residential homes, staff and the people we support thank you so much! People are good!
Here at The Arc of Howard County we continue to be Humbled and Amazed by the Outpouring of Love and Support from the Community! Please enjoy this video of just some of the many “gifts” we have been given during this crisis. We have a long way to go and are still in need of donations and your support…but we know we can get through this together! Please enjoy this video! Special shout out to John Reasner Productions!!